Yearly Archives: 2019

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Ferrum College Invites the Community to Enjoy Homecoming 2019, October 11 – 13

Ferrum College is happy to once again welcome alumni, students, parents, families, faculty, staff, and friends to the annual celebration of the Ferrum College Family. Picnics, music, sports, reunions, awards, and more will begin Friday, October 11 and continue through Sunday, October 13. Weekend highlights include a family friendly bike tour at 4 p.m. on [...]

Ferrum College Invites the Community to Enjoy Homecoming 2019, October 11 – 132019-09-13T16:49:51+00:00

Ferrum College Signs Agreement with University of Pikeville Regarding Doctor of Optometry Program

Ferrum College's Dean Angie Dahl, Provost Aimé Sposato, and President David Johns signed a memorandum of agreement with University of Pikeville's President Burton Webb and Provost Lori Werth. Pre-professional health sciences students stand behind with Associate Professor of Biology Katie Goff (center). Not pictured: Michael Bacigalupi, dean of Kentucky College of Optometry. [...]

Ferrum College Signs Agreement with University of Pikeville Regarding Doctor of Optometry Program2019-09-09T20:53:28+00:00

Alumni and Current Students Gather for New “Social Workers Speak” Series

Ferrum College social work program students, faculty, and alumni met on Monday, September 9 in the Virginia Room on campus for the first gathering of a new series, Social Workers Speak. This series, coordinated by Assistant Professor of Social Work Martha Haley-Bowling, invites Ferrum College social work alumni back to campus to discuss their professional [...]

Alumni and Current Students Gather for New “Social Workers Speak” Series2019-09-13T20:16:54+00:00

Alumna Katherine Anderson ’19 Will Present “From University to USDA,” Sept. 13

Katherine Anderson '19 On Friday, September 13, from 1:25-2:45 p.m., Ferrum College alumna Katherine Anderson will present "From University to USDA: Why I sold my soul to the government" for the Natural Sciences Friday Seminar in Garber Hall #106. Anderson, who is a member of the Ferrum College class of 2019, works [...]

Alumna Katherine Anderson ’19 Will Present “From University to USDA,” Sept. 132019-09-09T14:58:14+00:00

Ferrum College Alumna Mary Hammock ’15 Will Speak on “The Business of Agriculture,” September 6

Mary Hammock '15 Ferrum College's first Natural Sciences Friday Seminar of the 2019-2020 academic year will be held in Garber Hall #106 on Friday, September 6, from 1:25-2:45 p.m. Alumna Mary Hammock will present "The Business of Agriculture." Mary is a commercial agriculture loan officer with Farm Credit of the Virginias, ACA, [...]

Ferrum College Alumna Mary Hammock ’15 Will Speak on “The Business of Agriculture,” September 62019-09-03T19:32:46+00:00

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Introduces New “Travelers’ Trinkets” Exhibit

The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum at Ferrum College announces its newest exhibit, Travelers’ Trinkets: Souvenirs of Virginia. This unique exhibit focuses on the history of souvenir collecting, the various types of souvenirs, and how souvenirs have evolved throughout the years to the most popular form today—the “selfie.” Only focusing on the souvenirs of Virginia, [...]

Blue Ridge Institute & Museum Introduces New “Travelers’ Trinkets” Exhibit2019-09-05T20:29:17+00:00

Academic Year Opens with Convocations, Picnic and Festival, & Spiritual Life Events

Students enjoyed Opening Convocation, held Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Ferrum College began its 2019-20 academic year with a plethora of events: New Student Convocation; a picnic and Fall Fun Festival; Opening Convocation for all students, faculty, and staff; Praise on the Patio; and Prayers on the Porch. Following the freshman class photo [...]

Academic Year Opens with Convocations, Picnic and Festival, & Spiritual Life Events2019-09-13T16:46:48+00:00

Bernice Cobbs ’98 Named Virginia’s 2019 Outstanding Middle School Principal

Dr. Bernice Cobbs '98 Ferrum College alumna Bernice Cobbs ’98 has been named the 2019 Outstanding Middle School Principal of Virginia. She receives this recognition through the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals for her work at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Rocky Mount, VA, where she served as campus principal from [...]

Bernice Cobbs ’98 Named Virginia’s 2019 Outstanding Middle School Principal2019-09-13T16:48:16+00:00

Faculty Travel Abroad to Teach & Learn Over Summer 2019

Classes ended for summer break in May, but Ferrum College’s faculty continued to learn and educate throughout the summer months with trips to Italy, Spain, Sweden, Austria, and Brazil. Dr. Eric Vanden Eykel Assistant Professor of Religion Eric Vanden Eykel spent nearly a week in Rome from June 29 through July 5. During [...]

Faculty Travel Abroad to Teach & Learn Over Summer 20192019-09-13T16:49:03+00:00

Ferrum College’s Billy Wagner Joins College Baseball Hall of Fame

Billy Wagner Former Ferrum College and Major League Baseball standout Billy Wagner has been selected for induction into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame. The seven-time MLB All-Star had a record-setting baseball career at Ferrum from 1991-93 before being drafted into the pros. Wagner is one of eight individuals that comprise [...]

Ferrum College’s Billy Wagner Joins College Baseball Hall of Fame2019-08-23T17:31:07+00:00